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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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DAN 320 Modern Dance History

3.0 Credit(s) DPDS
This course focuses on the emergence and development of 20th and 21st century American modern and postmodern dance forms from the confluence of European court dance, African and Caribbean influences, and American cultural dynamics. Readings, performance viewings, class discussions, and movement practicum will illuminate the work of influential choreographers and performers, as well as aesthetic trends in relation to their broader cultural context, with attention to issues of geopolitics, race, gender and other social structures. Three lecture hours per week. Required for dance majors with contemporary modern dance option.